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Topic # 99040 11-Mar-2012 17:59 Send private message

I really like our Tivo and appreciate more things about it all the time 

BUT the one thing I miss from mySky is the user interface around the guide and program information.  Is there any Tivo equivalent of the MySky coloured buttons for Page Up/Page down and +/-24Hours ?

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  Reply # 593656 11-Mar-2012 18:03 Send private message

Page up/down is the channel up/down button.

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  Reply # 593664 11-Mar-2012 18:12 Send private message

The "skip to hash" button advances the EPG 24 hours. (related, do you know how to use the skip button to advance while "fast forwarding"? It will advance to the next white hash mark on timeline)

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  Reply # 593666 11-Mar-2012 18:13 Send private message

I have my EPG configured so it only shows 8 channels that I watch, I don't have to scroll the guide vertically.



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  Reply # 593734 11-Mar-2012 20:44 Send private message

Thanks JoFizz, BigHammer

Thats perfect.

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  Reply # 594115 12-Mar-2012 13:18 Send private message

I think there are shortcut buttons to skip to different sections in the TiVo menu using the number buttons instead of scroll and enter buttons.

I use a harmony remote and have sequences programmed for fast forwarding. I hit the blue button and it runs this sequence [with 1500ms between presses] FFWD>FFWD>FFWD>PLAY buy the time it has run through the sequence it has gone through half of a normal ad break. If I hit it twice without even waiting it runs though the sequence twice as it buffers the sequences.
One tap gets through late night short ad breaks and two is usually just short of a prime time long break and usually goes slightly over and I can skip back two or three times. So handy.


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  Reply # 595051 14-Mar-2012 13:18 Send private message

Kiwi1971: I think there are shortcut buttons to skip to different sections in the TiVo menu using the number buttons instead of scroll and enter buttons.

I use a harmony remote and have sequences programmed for fast forwarding. I hit the blue button and it runs this sequence [with 1500ms between presses] FFWD>FFWD>FFWD>PLAY buy the time it has run through the sequence it has gone through half of a normal ad break. If I hit it twice without even waiting it runs though the sequence twice as it buffers the sequences.
One tap gets through late night short ad breaks and two is usually just short of a prime time long break and usually goes slightly over and I can skip back two or three times. So handy.



Yes, you're right. I use the TIVO button followed by "2" button to go to the To Do Record list - it's the only one I've remembered.
Thanks for the Harmony suggestion. I must try it.
I tried some button pressing combination for the remote once, that was supposed to turn the Next Chapter button into a fixed time jump forward. It never worked for me, however it has disabled the normal next/previous chapter functions and I've never been able to restore this original operation.
Any ideas, anyone?  

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  Reply # 595069 14-Mar-2012 13:53 Send private message

PimpMyMagic:

Yes, you're right. I use the TIVO button followed by "2" button to go to the To Do Record list - it's the only one I've remembered.
Thanks for the Harmony suggestion. I must try it.
I tried some button pressing combination for the remote once, that was supposed to turn the Next Chapter button into a fixed time jump forward. It never worked for me, however it has disabled the normal next/previous chapter functions and I've never been able to restore this original operation.
Any ideas, anyone?  


I tried the hack even though I knew it was for a different model TiVo.  Although it hasn't screwed up any chapter jumping while fast forwarding.

Completely disabled the prev/next buttons or just for chapter skipping.  Bear in mind you need to be fast forwarding a recorded show [not timeshifted] to be able to use chapter skip.

Also set up a 1 button delete sequence on the Harmony to run Enter>down>down>enter for clearing the suggestions. quicker.






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  Reply # 595183 14-Mar-2012 16:30 Send private message

You mean to delete a recorded program? Why not just hit the "clear" button? Maybe I don't understand what you mean by:

Also set up a 1 button delete sequence on the Harmony to run Enter>down>down>enter for clearing the suggestions. quicker.

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  Reply # 595657 15-Mar-2012 15:22 Send private message

Dont forget tivo + 1 which goes to the season pass manager as well.

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  Reply # 595696 15-Mar-2012 16:21 Send private message

TiVo + 
  • 0 = Show the TiVo cartoon introduction
  • 1 = Season Pass Manager
  • 2 = To Do List
  • 3 = Search Using Wishlists
  • 4 = Search by Title
  • 5 = Browse by Channel
  • 6 = Browse by Time
  • 7 = Record Time/Channel
  • 8 = TiVo's Suggestions

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